Here are some video clips, links and handouts which I will be using at various times for the English 1, 2 and 3 classes.
7 Shot… a Philadelphia Daily News article of interest which precipitated a letter of mine
39 Left Dead… a sample news article which we will use to write news articles of our own
American Gods (excerpts)
"America the Beautiful" (first three stanzas)
"Anansi Owns All the Tales..."
Anansi Homework Questions
Animal Farm: Chapter 6 Infraction Chart
Animal Farm summary: chapters 1 and 2
Animal Farm summary: chapter 3
Animal Farm summary: chapters 4 and 5
Animal Farm summary: chapters 6 and 7
Antony's Move Following Caesar's Assassination
Attitude Survey
The Baldur Myth
Black Boy by Richard White
Book Review Features
Book Review: "Sharks" by Matthew and Kimberly
Book Review: "Trouble in Jamaica"
Brutus's Demonstration of Leadership Qualities
Cassius's Employment of Persuasive Strategies
Cause and Effect Diagram
"Code of Chivalry"
Conformist Characters
Constructed Response
Character tracking sheet
Study qustions for act I of The Crucible
Vocabulary list #1 for The Crucible
Vocabulary list #2 for The Crucible
Study questions for acts II and III of The Crucible
The Crucible: Tic-Tac-Toe
The Crucible: crossword puzzle
The Crucible: short answer matching test
The Crucible: word search
"The Devil and Tom Walker" by Washington Irving: characterization
"The Devil and Tom Walker" by Washington Irving: reading check
Black ministers endorse Donald Trump for President
English Supplies
Essay Planning
Essay Planning: Fill-in-the-Blanks
A useful website evaluation form
Frederick Douglass
Second Gore-Bush Presidential Debate, The (10/11/2000)
Use this form to track your grades.
How to Read The Odyssey
Text Selections Handout (11th Grade)
How to Write an Introductory Paragraph
I-Search Project: Books and Movies
I-Search Project: Outline
I-Search Project: QNQ Bank
I-Search Project: Question #4
I-Search Project: Source Bank
Jason and Medea
Judith Cofer's Struggles and Dreams
King James Version of the Noah Story
Making the case for freedom for African Americans
Letter Template
Discussion Questions for Love Poetry
Main Idea Organizer
Making Inferences: Character Analysis of Caesar
Characterization in the Media: scripting a conflict resolution
Characterization in the Media: "Missouri assistant professor resigns..."
Mosi's Coyote
Movie Review: The Lion King
Narrative Mode (essay planning sheet)
Nazi Leaflet Reproduction
Non-conformist Characters
from the Odyssey
Of Mice and Men summary: chapter 3
Of Mice and Men summary: chapter 4
Of Mice and Men summary: chapter 5
Of Mice and Men: Project Options and Rubric
Library Paper: Concluding Paragraph
Library Paper: Introductory Paragraph
Library Paper: Requirements
Library Paper: Supporting Paragraph
Library Paper: Thesis
Plot Diagram
Plot Diagram (alt.)
Discussion Questions for "Hands…", "Lucinda Matlock", "Thinkin' on Marryin'" and "Same Song"
Poetry Analysis
Portia and Calphurnia: Portraits of the Aristocratic Wife
Ramayana, The
Reading and Writing Process, The
Reading Speed
Retell Story Mapping
Plot outline, assignments, etc.
Ruben and His Selkie-Wife
Sample QNTs (English 2)
Sample QNTs (English 3)
Maryland Meals for Achievement
Self-Awareness Survey
Shared Memory, A
Shakespeare Online: a useful link for all things Shakespeare.
"Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"
"Slaying the Dragon: an Altruistic or Egoistic Act?"
Sorting and Planning Handout for Class Exercise
Theseus as a Classic Hero
Michelle Obama's 2012 convention speech
Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The
Verlin's Shakespeare Study Strategy
An excerpt from a speech Douglass made at the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society in 1852
Williams Sisters, The